As Head of Quality Management – Analytical Laboratories you will be responsible for ensuring the maintenance and continuous improvement of Formycon’s GMP-based Quality Management System (QMS) with respect to our development and GMP QC laboratories. In your new role you will lead a team of QM managers. You will be acting as a quality expert and consult your internal colleagues of the various operational departments on all matters of quality. Your reporting line is to the Associate Director QM.
Management and development of the QM team responsible for analytical lab activities
Responsible for all internal quality processes as change control, deviations, training, review of analytical documents, internal audit, equipment qualification and validation of computerized systems
Provide expert advice to Formycon’s internal processes within relevant departments (e.g., Protein Analytics, Drug Product and IT) for quality related topics
Support continuous improvement of our internal Quality Management System
Write / review SOPs
Define and generate key performance indicators (KPI) and metrics and keep oversight and control on performance and efficiency of processes
Preparation of and lead in regulatory inspections and customer audits and ensure close follow-up of corresponding CAPA plans
Training and further education of the laboratory team on quality and data integrity standards including occupational health and safety
Degree (master, diploma, PhD) in pharmacy, chemical engineering, biotechnology, or a related field
Minimum of 6 years’ experience in pharmaceutical QA and compliance functions with focus on analytical development and QC activities
Proven track record on data integrity requirements, equipment qualification and validation of computerized systems
Experience in FDA inspections would be of benefit
Very good knowledge of international GxP regulations
Excellent staff leadership and communication skills
Fluent in written and spoken English, good command of German
Very good team player, result oriented, persistent, well organized, proactive, problem solver and able to work independently
Bring us your skills and energy, and shape your own career in a stimulating and open work environment. We are looking for highly motivated individuals who are ready to take on new challenges with enthusiasm and personal commitment. Working at Formycon means being part of a smart, innovative team with minimal hierarchy and opportunity to share your own ideas.
Have we sparked your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your application for employment through our online application portal. Please be sure to include all supporting documents, along with your earliest possible starting date and your salary expectations. We look forward to learning about you and the qualifications which you would bring to this position.